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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

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5 technologies that are shaping the future of design

Theatrical robots. 3D printers that churn out cells. Wearables for infants. These types of technologies might be “out there,” but they show off key …

Holi 2014: The Festival of Colors

This week Hindus around the world celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors. Holi is a popular springtime celebration observed on the last full moon of the lunar month. Participants traditionally throw bright, vibrant powders at friends and strangers alike as they celebrate the arrival of spring, …

The 10 best beaches in the world (according to TripAdvisor)

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

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Top secret(s): the truths behind 10 of the world's great wonders

Ever visit an incredible site in some exotic land and wonder how it was built? The notice board just lists a few meaningless dates, or a guide rattles off a bunch of jargon-packed phrases, but you want the real dirt. Here we reveal the ingenious engineering behind 10 of the world's most epic …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

The gig venue guide: The Forum, London

<b>Capacity:</b> 2,350<p><b>Who plays there:</b> As one of London’s leading theatre-sized venues, The Forum attracts pretty much anyone and everyone. Originally built as a cinema in the 1930s, then converted, first to a bingo hall and then a dance hall, it became a gig venue – The Town and Country Club – in the …

This season's best new ski lifts

<b>Auenfeld-Jet gondola</b><p><b>Where?</b> Lech-Zürs and Warth-Schröcken, Austria <b><br>Carriage size</b> 10 people <b><br>Capacity</b> 1490 people per hour <b><br>Distance</b> 2071m <b><br>Journey time</b> 8 mins 12 secs <b><br>Special power</b> This link opens up a wealth of top notch off piste<p>The Auenfeld-Jet links the Lech-Zürs ski area to that of super snowy …

Top 10 classic cocktail bars in London

To the uninitiated it might seem that London has suddenly embraced cocktails, yet the city has always been a quiet, constant bastion of the cocktail, and the birthplace of numerous classics: from the white lady, the collins and the hanky panky to modern staples such as the espresso martini, …